Summer Sabbatical

August Joy

I did not plan on taking an extended break from the blog. It was only supposed to be a week, maybe two, but I felt I was being pulled in too many directions. It’s the curse of the creative mind. I took some time to do some serious business planning to figure out what I was doing and […]

Simple Gallery Wall

Silver Frames Gallery Wall

We had our family photos taken in Korea last summer and I’m just now getting around to hanging the pictures. As much as I love creative gallery walls, I find myself more drawn to clean lines and wanted a simple gallery wall for our home. When I saw that the aluminum Ribba frames from IKEA were […]

Temecula Wine Tour


Transportation provided c/o Aall In Limo & Party Bus. All opinions are my own. We’ve been very fortunate to live near wine county in most of the places we’ve lived. Temecula is just an hour from San Diego, which makes it a fun day trip. When the opportunity to take a trip to Temecula on a luxury party bus […]

The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up

tidying up

Honestly, I rarely dedicate an entire post about specific products or items I come across. This book is different. I’m not getting paid to talk about it; I just want you to know about it, especially parents. via Back in January, I started Sort Save Splurge, which is basically a 30-day simplifying/decluttering challenge. I break it […]

Circus Fun | Life

fleet science center circus

One of my fondest childhood memories is when my grandparents took me to the circus for my 9th birthday. I can clearly remember the blue rope licorice and being awestruck by the motorcyclists in the cages. When the opportunity came up to attend a special event for CIRCUS: Science Under the Big Top, I knew the […]

San Diego ClickinWalk 2015


A couple fellow ClickinMoms members and I went on a walk around Little Italy. It was a perfect overcast day (pretty rare around here), which made midday photos a breeze. Here are a few of my favorite photos from our walk.